June 17-19, 2016
Another long weekend spent on the banks of the Yuba with Carlos with special guests: rattlesnake and ladybugs.
March 25-28, 2016
A long weekend spent exploring Death Valley canyons, craters, mountaintops, and dunes amidst the super bloom with friends Steph, Adina, Krista, and Thibault.
March 13, 2016
A day hike with Arturo across North Table Mountain outside of Oroville, Ca to catch Phantom Falls, other seasonal waterfalls, and spring wildflowers in action after heavy rains.
February 6-7, 2016
Original plans for camping at Austin Creek got fowled due to their backcountry being “closed,” and plan B, a day-of stab at a campsite in Pt Reyes, turned out to be fruitful.
September 18-20, 2015
A sunny, relaxing, solo (plus Tikka) 3-day outing for this years’ annual Yuba trip.
July 27 – August 8, 2015
An epic, 13-day, 212-mile adventure from Tuolumne Meadows through the Sierra Mountains to Mt Whitney in which Carlos and I encountered countless ice-cold streams and creeks, dozens of crystal clear alpine lakes, rushing waterfalls, high mountain passes, wooded valleys, expansive meadows, rugged lunar landscapes, a menagerie of Sierra wildlife, warm days, cold nights, blue skies, grey clouds, wildfire smoke, driving rain, battering hail, threatening lightning, whirling snowfall, incredible vistas, a serene sunrise from the tallest peak in the lower 48, and incredible memories to last a lifetime.
July 2-5, 2015
Four days of sun, rain, thunder, views, waterfalls, cliff jumping, passes, and lake hopping fun in Desolation Wilderness with Nathan, Yuka, Stephanie, Alex, and Carlos.
April 11-12, 2015
Randall gets his introduction to California backpacking on an overnight on Redbud Trail in the Cache Creek Wilderness.
March 14-15, 2015
An overnight along the Carmel River Trail in Big Sur with Mark.
Testing out some new equipment on a quick overnighter in Big Sur with Tikka.